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Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
americans who work in national security, education, or clean energy are likely to be laid off. small businesses could be prevented from getting the resources and support they need to keep their doors open. all of our economic progress could be put at risk. >> republican senator mitch mcconnell says he knows that the cuts will have consequences, but has faulted the president for failing to put guardian acceptable plan to replace them. joining me now, congressional reporter for "the washington post," ed o'keefe and correspondent for the hill, amie parnes. is it bad in d.c.? >> not at all. not even a snowflake. >> we wish we had some snow. >> no, i want through on time. no snow. is the white house starting to worry it won't be able to strike a deal to reverter delay the automatic spending cuts? >> i think there is always a worry on the back side of their minds, but they feel -- president obama feels they are on the right side of the debate. challenged republicans, egging them on, saying we know they are right on this he will go out and talk to people about it. he used an event yesterday
Feb 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
, and education and public service. i mean, there's a huge tone here. and what hillary is is strong and graceful and gritty and smart. and she knows how to keep people at the table. she's got strong relationships across the aisle. just look at the benghazi hearings. she knows how to hold her own weight. >> so clearly you're not so worried about any potential fallout from that. how about her age, though? got to be honest here. she's going to be 69 by election day 2016. that would tie her with ronald reagan as the oldest american president. do you think that might factor in? >> well, ronald reagan changed american history. hillary clinton already has. she's going to change it again. this woman has the biggest, most effective work ethic of any person i have ever known. i would bet half my mortgage that hillary has the strongest work ethic of any american. so she knows how to take care of herself. she's not going to do anything that's stupid. she's going to take her first vacation in 30 years. let her rest. let her have some fun. and then she'll step up. and when she's strong and contin
Feb 2, 2013 7:00am EST
same time, on issues like health care, on the economy, on education even, latinos are more and more in line with the democratic party today. so if immigration reform gets done, and as it looks right now, it's mostly a democratic thing as opposed to republican thing, it will be hard for republicans to just pull away votes, all at once. >> you know, i want to take a look at numbers relative to a pew poll when it talks about all of the top issues. for hispanic registered voters. look where immigration ranks. number five at 34%. so is the focus on immigration, just a complete oversimplifications on really diverse group of people? >> i think there is a little bit of that going on. i think at the same time there is a recognition this is the most pressing issue with regards to the latino community, we have 11 million, 14 million, whatever the number is. number of illegal immigrants in this country. something they have been trying to deal with for a number of years. very important to a lot of voters. at the same time, it's not the most important issue to these people. the people voting are alr
Feb 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
, education or clean energy are likely to be laid off. small businesses could be prevented from getting the resources and support they need to keep their doors open. all our economic progress could be put at risk. >> the president called for a plan that would include some spending cuts as well as the elimination of certain tax loopholes and deductions. but republicans are pushing back hard, saying they're done negotiating on taxes. one of those republicans is congressman mack thornberry from texas. he introduced a proposal this week that would delay the cuts for a year while delaying the implementation of obama care until 2016. he says that would save money. with me is that congressman, mack thornberry. thanks for joining me. >> you're welcome. >> let's talk sir about what the house has done. it's voted over 30 times to repeal some or all of obama care that. as you know has gone nowhere because senate democrats and the president are not going to go along with it. so what are your expectations? do you really expect democrats to go along with your plan? >> well, i think they shoul
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